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Random Tip: Cookbook and Utensil Swap

Normally if I come across an interesting event, I’ll add it to the list in the right nav bar. (Check it out; it’s right there.) But this one is too good not to mention in a post. Who doesn’t have tons of old cookbooks and utensils that they bought with the best intentions but ended […]

Which Reusable K-Cup Filter Is Best?

A guest post from our resident coffee addict, Jason! I’m the only coffee drinker in our house, so making a full pot of coffee always seems like a waste. That’s why I find that, at least from a convenience standpoint, Keurig’s single serving coffee makers are pretty much perfect. From a waste standpoint, however, they […]

Stir-Fried Bok Choy and Radish with Tofu

Our spring CSA has been overwhelming us with bok choy and radishes, and I don’t know about you, but I don’t have very many recipes that include these. Luckily, Bittman has me covered. I found a recipe on his site for Stir-Fried Bok Choy, Daikon, Crisp Tofu that’s delicious. It does take a long time […]

AASHE 2011: Farmers Markets

My last two sessions of AASHE 2011 both dealt with farmers markets, from two very different perspectives: a school in British Columbia with a resistant food services contractor and a school in Arizona with campus-wide support. A sustainability manager and a professor of forest ecology from University of Northern British Columbia talked about their experiences starting […]

Second Annual Boston Local Food Festival

Despite the threat of rain, this year’s Boston Local Food Festival was even better than last year’s. Extending the festival grounds to the other side of the bridge made more room for the vendors and less of a crush in the crowd. The wide variety amazed me yet again: restaurants, farmers, apiaries, even “green” investing. […]